Re: An smtp URL scheme

=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Claus_Andr=E9_F=E4rber?= (w3-html-list@faerber.muc.de)
Wed, 9 Jul 1997 19:19:00 +0200


Date: Wed, 9 Jul 1997 19:19:00 +0200
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Subject: Re: An smtp URL scheme

James Berriman <james@frutiger.staffs.ac.uk> schrieb:
> At 19:22 15/06/97, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
>
> >Perhaps a new URL scheme, say "email:"?
>
> Personally, I'd like to see an smtp URL. Something like this:
>
> smtp://host/user?subject=subject%20matter?body=body%20text?X-header=whatever
>
> If you agree, <A
> HREF="smtp://frutiger.staffs.ac.uk/james?subject=An%20smtp%20url%20scheme?bo
> dy=Yes%20Please">say "Yes Please"</A>

No, there's already a draft[1] for "mailto:", which serves exactly the  
same purpose:

<A HREF="mailto:james@frutiger.staffs.ac.uk?subject=An%20smtp%20url%20 \
 scheme&body=Yes%20Please"> ... </a>

[1] Paul Hoffman, The mailto URL scheme, <draft-hoffman-mailto-url-01>

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